University of Denver

Volunteer Opportunities

Guatemala: Mobile Dental Clinic in the Mayan Highlands

Student volunteers will have the opportunity to serve as Dental Assistants, instruct kids in best practices for dental hygiene, and/or optimize clinic flow, all while working closely with children in need. Volunteers work in teams of 15-20, including dentists, hygienists and non-medically trained volunteers. In a typical week-long dental clinic, around 600 underprivileged children will receive quality dental care.

Agency: Global Dental Relief | date posted: Oct 15, 2014 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2021 |


India: Mobile Dental Clinic in the Himalayas

Student volunteers will have the opportunity to serve as Dental Assistants, instruct kids in best practices for dental hygiene, and/or optimize clinic flow, all while working closely with children in need. Volunteers work in teams of 15-20, including dentists, hygienists and non-medically trained volunteers. In a typical week-long dental clinic, around 600 underprivileged children will receive quality dental care.

Agency: Global Dental Relief | date posted: Oct 15, 2014 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2021 |


Parenting Time Program

If you enjoy children and would like to be active with a dynamic team of social service providers, this may be the perfect fit for you!

Agency: Family Tree | date posted: Jun 15, 2017 | date to expire: Jun 30, 2019 |


Volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore!

Join our ReStore staff for a morning or afternoon of helping customers, assisting our drivers as they pick up donations or organizing the ReStore warehouse dock, yard, and floor. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to work hard and be a part of Habitat's mission.

Agency: Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver | date posted: Jan 24, 2018 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2028 |


Academic Volunteer

Academic volunteers with support 6th -8th grade students on math and reading skills. Additionally, volunteers will help students on homework or organizational skills. We seek volunteers that believe in the core values of inclusivity and diversity.

Agency: Impact360 | date posted: Feb 16, 2018 | date to expire: Feb 28, 2020 |


Mentor Program

Tasks/Goals: Active and consistent participation and attendance Ability and willingness to connect with REVELers through conversation and engaging in activities Demonstrate a positive attitude and be a good role model Ability to listen and be open to feedback Support and guide REVELers to achieve their goals Ability to initiate and conduct group activities

Agency: REVEL | date posted: Dec 10, 2018 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |


Field Trip Leader - Youth Environmental Education

On Tuesdays – Fridays from 9am-12:30pm, volunteers will lead groups of students (ages ECE-6th grade) around Bluff Lake while discussing a variety of environmental education topics. Volunteers will need to be able to give a presentation to 15-35 students and chaperones; supervise kids and patiently answer their questions; work outside in all types of weather; stay on their feet for 2-3 hours; and walk up to 1 mile on easy to moderate terrain. Additional tasks will include an orientation session, familiarizing yourself with the programming, and regular communication with Bluff Lake staff about scheduling.

*Due to the training required to get you started, we strongly prefer that field trip volunteers can commit to at least one morning per week for an entire school semester.

Agency: Bluff Lake Nature Center | date posted: Jan 22, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |


Spanish Translator - Youth Environmental Education

Help make youth and family education programs in any (or all) of these ways: *Help create Spanish versions of our written materials (student worksheets, flyers, etc.). You could work on these at ANY TIME OR LOCATION that is convenient for you. *Become a youth education volunteer to lead school field trips, Girl Scout visits, or Family Nature Adventure Days (Tuesday – Friday 9am-12:30pm, Saturday 8-11am, some weekday afternoons). These take place on-site, at 3400 Havana Way, Denver, CO 80238 *Attend any of our programs or events to provide translations for Spanish-speaking visitors *Meet with our staff and other volunteers to practice pronunciation and phrases *Help identify any other areas of need in our programs and work to improve them

Additional tasks will include an orientation session, familiarizing yourself with the programming, and regular communication with Bluff Lake staff about scheduling.

Agency: Bluff Lake Nature Center | date posted: Jan 22, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |


MDA Volunteer

Office help, Muscle walk volunteers, Fire Fighter Chili cook-off, MDA Summer Camp Preparation

Agency: Muscular Dystrophy Association | date posted: Feb 25, 2019 | date to expire: Oct 31, 2019 |


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